The Xbox One features a streaming feature, compatible with Windows 10, which allows the player to enjoy games installed on the console directly on your computer. The configuration is quite simple, and you only need to have a control already installed.
Learn how to stream Xbox One to a Windows 10 PC, and what the minimum configuration is required to use the feature smoothly.
What does it take to stream Xbox One to PC?
To stream your Xbox One games to your PC, you need a Windows 10 computer and the Xbox application installed and configured on the same Gamertag (the user account already registered in your Microsoft console ).
The minimum configuration required for a computer to perform quality streaming is as follows:
- Processor of 1.5 GHz;
- 2 GB of RAM;
- Network Wi-Fi of 2.4 GHz.
Microsoft recommends that both the Xbox One and the computer connect to the network via Ethernet cable, if possible, to avoid data loss.
How to stream from Xbox One to PC
Setting up Windows 10 and Xbox One to stream games is easy:
- On the Xbox One, select Settings and Preferences;
- Access Xbox Connectivity;
- Check the Allow connections from any devices box
or Allowed only for profiles connected to this Xbox;
- On your computer, open the Xbox application;
- On the left side, select Connection;
- The app will fetch connected consoles on the same network. Select your Xbox One;
- Click Stream to start streaming.
The navigation will be done with a control already configured in the PC;
- To change the resolution of streaming, go to Settings, Xbox One and Streaming Quality;
Choose the most appropriate one at the speed of your home network.
- To start a game, select it normally.